Monday, June 29, 2015

Books featured in Sydney Morning Herald

A reading life: Author Rod Jones. Award-winning author Rod Jones, whose new novel, The Mothers, tells of several generations of single mothers in Melbourne, and an angry young man who meets his birth mother, has a vivid recall of his influences.

Annah Faulkner: Last Day in the Dynamite Factory author shares insights

Annah Faulkner author of
<i>Last Day in the Dynamite Factory</i>. KAREN HARDY Author Annah Faulkner says she found it frustrating trying to research the historical background to her second novel.

Book review

Book reviews: The Lady from Zagreb, Eagles at War, The Lady of Misrule

Take Three dinkus Reviewer: Michael Popple Historical fiction reviews with Michael Popple

Future Proofing your Child: Make time for your family, says author

<p> Kathy Walker Eating and chatting together are valuable ways to strengthen the bonds between parents and children.

Rebecca Dinerstein's year of writing bravely in the Arctic

New Yorker Rebecca Dinerstein says she discovered a kind of stillness in  the Norwegian Arctic. Jessica Salter A young writer coped with the staggering loneliness of a Norwegian winter, and emerged with the material for a sparkling first novel.

In short: non-fiction book reviews

Fiona Capp Beyond Literal Belief

2018: The year of publishing women only

Pakistani-British author Kamila Shamsie wants to redress what she and many others see as gender bias in the literary world. Jane Sullivan Could this be the beginning of the quiet revolution? A British publisher, And Other Stories, has committed to making 2018 the year of publishing women only.

The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume: Australia's first literary sensation

Author Fergus Hume. Simon Caterson In Australia's relatively short history as a nation, we have produced a few truly phenomenal cultural exports.

Characters verge on a breakdown in Murray Middleton's stories

<i>When There's Nowhere Else to Run</i> by Murray Middleton. Kalinda Ashton Murray Middleton's new short-story collection reveals a tenderness for his characters. 

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